Arnold Leroy Box was born on August 8th 1946 in Lake City Florida and passed away at his home on October 17th 2022 in Bronson Florida. He was born to Iris Francis Ellis and Noah Louis Box. Arnold had two brothers and a half sister. Burnie, Tom and Lattice. All raised around Webster Florida. Tom still resides in Webster, brother Burnie and sister Lattice have passed on. Arnold joined the Navy in 1963 and served several years. He later married Ruth Watts of Gainesville Florida in 1969. Their first child Christie was born in 1973, later in 1975 the family moved to Newberry Florida where Toni was born in 1976 and Leroy in 1979. Many years later Arnold and Ruth moved to Bronson Florida to enjoy their retirement. Arnold is survived by his wife of 53 years Ruth, daughter Christie and her partner Joe, daughter Toni and her husband Dube, Leroy ,who passed away in 2005. Arnold had three grandchildren. Austin, Nicole, and Rose. Two great grand daughters Oakleigh and Charleigh. The Box family would like to send extra thanks to Dude for always being there and constantly helping prior to Arnold’s sickness, and to Joe for being there for Arnold’s last days. We could never thank you enough. Arnold was a character we will never forget. Funny, playful, and always picking, if he liked you he picked on you. Being extremely mechanically inclined he could teach himself practically anything. Arnold liked boats, motorcycles, and cars anything he could tinker with. He was a loving husband and a great father. He set an example of how to treat people. Arnold will be greatly missed, he was 76 years old when he passed. Arnold had his family by his side with the amazing help from Haven Hospice. The Box family would like to thank Haven Hospice from the bottom of our hearts we couldn’t have done it without you guys. Donations to Haven Hospice help so many people, please consider lending a hand.